"Tihany-950 years old Abbey, Balaton & great views" Top 5 Page for this destination Tihany by 1courage

Tihany Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 170 photos

The Benedictine Abbey, the symbol of Tihany

The Tihany monastery, founded in 1055 by András the Ist, reconstructed in baroque style is one of the major tourist destinations in the proximity of the lake Balaton. Although Tihany is only a little town, every year, mostly during the summer, attracts towsands of tourists who want to visit this beautiful church,...

Great views of the Balaton lake from the Abbey

...want to admire the splendid views of the lake Balaton, the biggest lake in Central Europe, and...

Local architecture

...want to try the tasty local cuisine in the numerous caracteristic restaurants (csárda) wich can be found in the very particular local houses with straw rooftops.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:World famous Abbey, views, and restaurants
  • Cons:Prices and crawd in the Summer...
  • In a nutshell:A must see while You`re at the Balaton lake!
  • Last visit to Tihany: Jul 2007
  • Intro Updated Jul 12, 2010
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2010 at 2:38 AM

    I have enjoyed reading about Tihany, and viewing the photo's of the lovely Abbey and the Town architecture, thanks.

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2007 at 2:02 AM

    Che bella abbazia! Devo andarci!!! I tuoi tip sono sempre molto dettagliati e interessanti. Ciao, Michele

  • sihi's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2007 at 5:11 AM

    What a nice place. Good tips!! I would like to visit Tihany:) Greetingz

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2007 at 11:36 AM

    That is a great abbey and an interesting destination thanks for sharing !

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2007 at 1:24 PM

    Your photos of the beautiful lake & shops combined with the majestic abbey high above make this a 'must see' destination! Even the inner courtyard scenes were great. I like a good bike trip myself, especially downhill as when you left the abbey!

  • Cristian_Uluru's Profile Photo
    Aug 5, 2007 at 1:16 AM

    Bellissima Abbazia!!! Il panorama del lago è proprio bello!!! Bella pagina!

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